REPORTS TO: Technical Director




  • Ensures that the lighting and projection quality of TheaterWorks productions and presentations are of the highest quality.
  • Serve as the Master Electrician for all TheaterWorks productions and educational programs.
  • Serve as the Board Op for all TheaterWorks productions and educational programs.
  • Maintain lighting repertory plot in both theaters at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts.
  • Responsible for overall execution of, but not limited to, projections, practicals, fog and haze, and cue and run lights, aspects of TheaterWorks productions,
  • Responsible for oversight of the lighting operations of the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts rentals and presentations.


  • Runs lighting and projection equipment with all appropriate safety standards and procedures.
  • Helps to establish and operates within a technical production budget for theater equipment and consumables
  • Responsible for the use, inventory, and maintenance of all lighting, video, and projection equipment.
  • Ensures that all lighting equipment is maintained and in safe working order.
  • Oversees all visual and technical support including the setting up and operating of lighting, video, and projection equipment for TheaterWorks productions.
  • Operates in a multitasking environment that encourages teamwork and collaboration.
  • Collaborates with Directors, Stage Managers, Set, Sound, and Lighting Designers to create a technical experience that enhances the artistic expression on the stage.
  • Collaborates with renters and presenters within the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts to create a technical experience that enhances the artistic expression on the stage and reflects positively on the professional quality of the facility.
  • Assists in the recruitment, supervision, and training for backstage volunteers, run crew, and technicians.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theater Design or Technical Theater.
  • 3+ Years theater experience including lighting design, master electrician work, projection design, projection/video engineering.


  • Knowledge of stage lighting, including electricity, wiring, and electronics systems and hardware.
  • Thorough knowledge of theatrical, musical, and technical stage techniques and requirements.
  • Computer literate—has working knowledge of Microsoft office and database and spreadsheet experience.
  • Has working knowledge of Apple Mac OSX and QLab
  • Has working knowledge of ETCnet, DMX, moving lights, and LED hookup/control practices.
  • Has working knowledge of ETC Ion lighting console
  • Skilled, competent, and proficient in audio-visual best practices.
  • Skilled in planning, organizing, and supervising all lighting, projection and media set-up, load-in, and strike activities.
  • Skilled in the use of management techniques required to operate several theaters simultaneously in an efficient and cost effective manner.
  • Team player who can lead and be part of a team as an individual contributor.
  • Has ability to respond to unusual and rapidly changing requirements with calm, flexibility, and an attitude of service.
  • Creative problem solver who can troubleshoot to address complex and unique challenges.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member with a wide variety of people and in a wide variety of roles.

Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of introduction to Artistic Director, Chris Hamby at:


House Manager (Two Positions Open)
Theater Works is seeking a House Manager to assist in supervising Front of the House operations and volunteer staff while facilitating a fun and memorable theater experience for our patrons. TheaterWorks seeks an individual focused on exemplary customer service who is comfortable in a fast-paced, creative environment. House Manager will be scheduled approximately 30 hours per MONTH, typically one to two shifts per weekend. Duties and Responsibilities:

•Coordinate and manage all Front of the House pre and post show needs between Patron Services, Stage Management and Volunteer Ushers to ensure a friendly and professional theater-going experience
•Ensure safety and well being of patrons, volunteers and staff before, during and after performances; including Evacuation and Medical procedures when necessary.
•Provide resources for patron needs and safety to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
•Supervise teams of Volunteer Ushers for the performance and communicate all pre & post performance duties and evacuation information in pre-show Usher Meeting.
•Inventory and balancing of funds for concessions for each performance.
•Monitor the Will Call line and assist Patron Services if there are patrons needing assistance.
•Exceed customer service expectations to ensure return business with our patrons.
•Compile information about performance for Managing Director
•Working with Volunteer Coordinator regarding volunteer performance, attendance, and service goals and participate in orientations and special events.
•Prepare the Front of the House for the next performance.
•Secure the facility at the end of the shift.
•Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications:
•Must be over 18 years of age.•Prefer to have at least one year supervisory experience; cash handling.•Excellent organizational skills and must be able to work independently.•Outgoing, friendly, quick-thinking, solution-oriented personality with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced performing arts environment.•Able to stand for long periods of time and lift a minimum of 35 pounds.•Ability to reconcile patron concerns in a friendly, professional manner.•Computer software skills, such as but not limited to MS Word, Excel & Outlook.•Flexible schedule with Nights & Weekends required.

TO APPLY Applicants for this position should send a resume and cover letter to:

Ashley Gennaro
Theater Works
10580 N. 83rd Drive
Peoria, AZ 85345
or to


High School
This internship provides an in-depth theatrical experience for high school students. Interns will divide their time between administrative support for the Summer Camp, as well as performing the duties of a teacher’s assistant in one or more summer classes.

Theater Works offers college-level internships in the following areas:

  • Costume Shop
  • Directing
  • Lighting Design
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Scenic Painting
  • Scenery
  • Stage Management
  • Teaching Artist(s)


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